The table below looks at the statistics for the Support Technician role in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Support Technician in their job title over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Support Technician
Rank 524 640 621
Rank change year-on-year
+116 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 355 238 233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.36% 0.24% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.25% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 292 213 209
Average salary £24,500 £24,000 £22,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.08% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £19,000 £17,150
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,500 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £23,500 £24,000 £21,500
% change year-on-year
-2.08% +11.62%
Support Technician
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
94634 94059 95667
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.85% 94.44% 94.95%
Number of salaries quoted 78629 76398 81688
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Support Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Support Technician in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Support Technician Jobs Demand Trend in England

Support Technician
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Support Technician across the England region.

Support Technician Salary Trend in England

Support Technician
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Technician across the England region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

Support Technician Salary Histogram in England

Support Technician
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Technician within the England region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +39 78 £28,000 -6.66% 10
South East -17 65 £22,000 -10.20% 12
East Midlands +60 47 £22,500 +9.75% 3
East of England +18 44 £24,500 -18.33% 7
West Midlands +7 38 £27,500 -15.38% 8
North West +4 34 £24,500 +2.08% 6
Yorkshire -1 32 £22,750 +19.73% 11
South West -8 18 £20,750 -17.00% 10
North East -14 4 £26,000 +1.96%
Support Technician
UK

Support Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited Support Technician in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Support Technician in their job title.

1 547 (70.58%) Windows
2 387 (49.94%) Microsoft
3 297 (38.32%) Active Directory
4 231 (29.81%) MS Office
4 231 (29.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 225 (29.03%) VMware
6 219 (28.26%) Windows 7
7 210 (27.10%) MS Excel
8 197 (25.42%) MS Exchange
9 171 (22.06%) DNS
10 160 (20.65%) Windows Server 2012
11 157 (20.26%) TCP/IP
12 155 (20.00%) Citrix
13 151 (19.48%) Windows XP
14 146 (18.84%) DHCP
14 146 (18.84%) Windows Server 2003
15 145 (18.71%) ITIL
16 139 (17.94%) Firewall
17 133 (17.16%) VMware Infrastructure
18 105 (13.55%) SQL Server
18 105 (13.55%) Microsoft Certification
19 104 (13.42%) SQL
20 100 (12.90%) Cisco
21 98 (12.65%) VPN
22 95 (12.26%) Windows 8
23 92 (11.87%) Apple
24 88 (11.35%) Exchange Server 2010
25 87 (11.23%) Linux
26 77 (9.94%) Wireless
27 75 (9.68%) Service Delivery

Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited Support Technician in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Support Technician in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 197 (25.42%) MS Exchange
2 88 (11.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 64 (8.26%) SharePoint
4 50 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2007
5 41 (5.29%) Lync
6 32 (4.13%) Exchange Server 2013
7 31 (4.00%) IIS
8 28 (3.61%) Exchange Server 2003
9 24 (3.10%) Apache
10 16 (2.06%) Tomcat
11 13 (1.68%) SharePoint 2013
12 11 (1.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 6 (0.77%) SharePoint 2010
14 5 (0.65%) nginx
14 5 (0.65%) Moodle
15 4 (0.52%) CMS
15 4 (0.52%) GroupWise
15 4 (0.52%) WordPress
16 3 (0.39%) Drupal
16 3 (0.39%) GlassFish
Applications
1 231 (29.81%) MS Office
2 210 (27.10%) MS Excel
3 4 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (0.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (0.39%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.13%) MS Project
6 1 (0.13%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 4 (0.52%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.26%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.13%) Magento
4 1 (0.13%) Sage 50
4 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.13%) HiPortfolio
4 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 47 (6.06%) Office 365
2 9 (1.16%) SaaS
3 5 (0.65%) Google Apps
4 3 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 171 (22.06%) DNS
2 157 (20.26%) TCP/IP
3 146 (18.84%) DHCP
4 139 (17.94%) Firewall
5 98 (12.65%) VPN
6 77 (9.94%) Wireless
7 73 (9.42%) Internet
8 64 (8.26%) WAN
9 60 (7.74%) LAN
10 45 (5.81%) Intranet
11 40 (5.16%) VoIP
12 39 (5.03%) SAN
13 29 (3.74%) VLAN
14 23 (2.97%) IP Telephony
15 20 (2.58%) ADSL
16 19 (2.45%) Wi-Fi
17 15 (1.94%) Cisco ASA
18 13 (1.68%) Broadband
19 12 (1.55%) Network Security
20 10 (1.29%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (13.55%) SQL Server
2 30 (3.87%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (2.58%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (1.55%) MySQL
5 8 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (0.77%) Crystal Reports
6 6 (0.77%) Oracle Database
7 5 (0.65%) Relational Database
8 4 (0.52%) MS Access
9 2 (0.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.13%) Oracle Discoverer
10 1 (0.13%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.13%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.13%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 7 (0.90%) Toad
1 7 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 46 (5.94%) Finance
2 26 (3.35%) Telecoms
3 22 (2.84%) Marketing
4 20 (2.58%) Manufacturing
5 16 (2.06%) Retail
6 11 (1.42%) Legal
7 10 (1.29%) Banking
8 7 (0.90%) Games
9 6 (0.77%) Advertising
10 4 (0.52%) Back Office
10 4 (0.52%) General Ledger
11 3 (0.39%) Local Government
11 3 (0.39%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.39%) Electronics
11 3 (0.39%) Law
12 2 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.13%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.13%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.13%) Military
13 1 (0.13%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (2.06%) .NET
2 11 (1.42%) COM+
3 10 (1.29%) HTML
4 6 (0.77%) ASP.NET
4 6 (0.77%) XML
4 6 (0.77%) XSL
5 4 (0.52%) Middleware
5 4 (0.52%) .NET Framework
6 3 (0.39%) Java EE
7 2 (0.26%) LAMP
8 1 (0.13%) X-Windows
8 1 (0.13%) EDIFACT
8 1 (0.13%) Flash
8 1 (0.13%) EDI
8 1 (0.13%) MAPI
8 1 (0.13%) COM
8 1 (0.13%) CSS
8 1 (0.13%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 65 (8.39%) Blackberry
2 48 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (3.48%) iPhone
4 19 (2.45%) iPad
5 15 (1.94%) Management Information System
6 13 (1.68%) Mathematics
7 9 (1.16%) Computer Science
8 7 (0.90%) EPoS
8 7 (0.90%) NHS
9 6 (0.77%) Thin Client
9 6 (0.77%) Fat Client
9 6 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (0.65%) Video Conferencing
10 5 (0.65%) PDA
11 4 (0.52%) VLE
11 4 (0.52%) Smartphone
11 4 (0.52%) iSeries
11 4 (0.52%) Open Source
11 4 (0.52%) Digital Media
11 4 (0.52%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 547 (70.58%) Windows
2 231 (29.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 219 (28.26%) Windows 7
4 160 (20.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 151 (19.48%) Windows XP
6 146 (18.84%) Windows Server 2003
7 95 (12.26%) Windows 8
8 87 (11.23%) Linux
9 58 (7.48%) Android
10 41 (5.29%) UNIX
11 40 (5.16%) Mac OS X
12 32 (4.13%) Apple iOS
13 28 (3.61%) Windows Vista
14 16 (2.06%) Solaris
15 15 (1.94%) Mac OS
16 9 (1.16%) CentOS
16 9 (1.16%) Windows 2000
17 7 (0.90%) Ubuntu
18 5 (0.65%) Windows 2000 Server
19 2 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (18.71%) ITIL
2 75 (9.68%) Service Delivery
3 22 (2.84%) Service Management
4 20 (2.58%) Disaster Recovery
5 18 (2.32%) ITSM
6 14 (1.81%) Change Control
7 13 (1.68%) ERP
7 13 (1.68%) Kalman Filter
8 12 (1.55%) Time Management
9 11 (1.42%) Migration
10 10 (1.29%) Data Protection
11 8 (1.03%) Performance Management
11 8 (1.03%) Information Security
11 8 (1.03%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (0.90%) E-Commerce
12 7 (0.90%) Incident Management
13 6 (0.77%) Business Analysis
13 6 (0.77%) Network Management
13 6 (0.77%) CRM
13 6 (0.77%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 104 (13.42%) SQL
2 17 (2.19%) PowerShell
3 13 (1.68%) VB
4 9 (1.16%) T-SQL
4 9 (1.16%) C#
5 8 (1.03%) VBScript
5 8 (1.03%) PHP
5 8 (1.03%) PL/SQL
6 7 (0.90%) Java
6 7 (0.90%) VBA
7 6 (0.77%) JavaScript
8 4 (0.52%) VB.NET
9 3 (0.39%) Shell Script
9 3 (0.39%) Perl
9 3 (0.39%) C++
9 3 (0.39%) C
10 2 (0.26%) VB6
10 2 (0.26%) Ruby
10 2 (0.26%) ABAP
11 1 (0.13%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 105 (13.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 68 (8.77%) MCP
3 62 (8.00%) Degree
4 53 (6.84%) MCSE
5 36 (4.65%) A+ Certification
6 35 (4.52%) MCSA
7 26 (3.35%) CCNA
7 26 (3.35%) Cisco Certification
8 18 (2.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 12 (1.55%) MCITP
9 12 (1.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 11 (1.42%) MCTS
11 10 (1.29%) HND
11 10 (1.29%) ITIL Certification
12 9 (1.16%) MCDST
13 8 (1.03%) Security Cleared
13 8 (1.03%) Citrix Certification
14 7 (0.90%) CCA
14 7 (0.90%) VCP4
15 5 (0.65%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (9.29%) SLA
2 26 (3.35%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.26%) QA
4 2 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 297 (38.32%) Active Directory
2 133 (17.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (6.06%) Hyper-V
4 37 (4.77%) vSphere
5 36 (4.65%) XenApp
6 19 (2.45%) VMware ESX
7 12 (1.55%) XenDesktop
8 10 (1.29%) XenServer
9 8 (1.03%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.52%) Terminal Services
10 4 (0.52%) VMware Workstation
10 4 (0.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (0.39%) VMware Server
11 3 (0.39%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.13%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.13%) KVM
12 1 (0.13%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 27 (3.48%) SCCM
2 26 (3.35%) Backup Exec
3 7 (0.90%) NetCrunch
3 7 (0.90%) EMC NetWorker
4 6 (0.77%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (0.65%) Foglight
5 5 (0.65%) Casper Suite
6 4 (0.52%) WSUS
7 3 (0.39%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (0.26%) Zenoss
9 1 (0.13%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.13%) DameWare
9 1 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.13%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 1 (0.13%) Nagios
9 1 (0.13%) SCDPM
9 1 (0.13%) Opsview
9 1 (0.13%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 387 (49.94%) Microsoft
2 225 (29.03%) VMware
3 155 (20.00%) Citrix
4 100 (12.90%) Cisco
5 92 (11.87%) Apple
6 50 (6.45%) HP
7 42 (5.42%) EMC
8 31 (4.00%) Oracle
9 25 (3.23%) Dell
10 24 (3.10%) Symantec
11 17 (2.19%) Mitel
12 16 (2.06%) Avaya
13 12 (1.55%) Veeam
14 10 (1.29%) Adobe
15 9 (1.16%) Red Hat
16 8 (1.03%) Sage
16 8 (1.03%) SAP
17 7 (0.90%) McAfee
17 7 (0.90%) Google
17 7 (0.90%) DataCore
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